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Xiaomi Becomes World’s Largest Wearables Vendor in Q2 2017: Strategy Analytics

HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi has beaten Fitbit to take the number one spot Fitbit has seen a huge downfall since last year Xiaomi managed to sell 37 million units in the second quarter While many OEMs still struggle to ascertain whether the wearables market is worth investing in or not, Xiaomi is making steady progress in the segment. According to a fresh ... Read More »

DeVos becomes social media sensation after bumpy hearing

Betsy DeVos’ supporters dismissed the criticism of her performance and said the hearing was dominated by political theater. | M.Scott Mahaskey/POLITICO DeVos becomes social media sensation after bumpy hearing By KIMBERLY HEFLING, CAITLIN EMMA and BENJAMIN WERMUND 01/18/17 03:27 PM EST Updated 01/18/17 05:33 PM EST Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Betsy DeVos has gone viral — and not ... Read More »

LinkedIn Becomes Locked Out in Russia

LinkedIn’s network just got a little smaller following a blocking order by a court that ruled that the social network had violated a law on data storage. Russia’s communications regulator Roskomnadzor ordered ISP’s to block LinkedIn (NYSE:LNKD) after a Moscow court upheld an earlier ruling that LinkedIn breached Russian privacy laws. Some ISP’s have already cut access to the site, ... Read More »

Marketing Auto Repair Shops Becomes Easier With Mobile Apps

As with many other things, car owners can now turn to their smartphones for the task of finding an auto mechanic who can take care of their auto repair needs. Services like RepairJungle and RepairPal allow customers to receive online estimates for auto repair services via a mobile version of their site so customers can process requests from anywhere. Apps ... Read More »

Spotify CEO Daniel Ek Becomes Chairman as Co-Founder Steps Down

Spotify CEO Daniel Ek Becomes Chairman as Co-Founder Steps Down Spotify co-founder and Chief Executive Officer Daniel Ek is consolidating power over the world’s largest music streaming service, taking on the role of chairman ahead of a planned initial public offering as soon as next year. Martin Lorentzon, a co-founder of Spotify, is stepping down from his role as chairman ... Read More »

Pranab Mukherjee becomes First Indian President To go to Ghana

President Pranab Mukherjee greets a girl toddler on his arrival at Kotoka global Airport, Ghana (Accra) on Sunday. (PTI picture) ACCRA: President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday arrived in Accra in the first leg of his six-day visit to 3African nations – Ghana, Ivory Coast and Namibia, as a part of “outreach to Africa” focussing on alternate,education and boosting members of ... Read More »

Australian stock market becomes haven for tech startups

Image Credit: Passion Images / Shutterstock.com The Asia-Pacific region has been picking up some of the slack we’ve been encountering lately within the technology merger and acquisition (M&A) landscape. While US capital markets are tightening, tech M&A activity in the Asia-Pacific region reached a three-year high during this first quarter. A growing number of early stage tech companies are setting ... Read More »

When a law becomes the barrier to equality of opportunity

Duli Bai (left), who has studied only till Class III, is credited with many positive changes in Chenar panchayat, where she was the sarpanch from 2010-2015. She attended workshops organized for women sarpanchs to learn how panchayati raj functions. Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint Sirohi, Rajasthan: Twenty-eight-year-old Saroj Kumari was set to contest the 2015 elections for Bhimana panchayat in Rajasthan’s Sirohi ... Read More »